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Queens Park In Ipswich

10A Milford Street‚  Ipswich City‚  Queensland  4305


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Based on 292 reviews

For a park with the true trademark heritage feel of Ipswich, you can't go past Queens Park. One of the oldest parks in Queensland - a monument there was erected in 1864 - you can sense the history in the rocks beneath your feet and in the grand, established shady trees.

As you descend the hill entering Ipswich Central from the east, you can't help be impressed with this gracious, green expanse. The playground alone is worth a stop - with the city's coal mining history as its inspiration, the impressive design features a flying fox, fixed model train, Liberty Swing for people in wheelchairs to enjoy a ride and water pumps to cool off. You won't be able to drag the kids away.

The Environmental Education Centre is connected to the indoor-outdoor Queens Park Café, where you can satisfy your hunger cravings before heading off to the renowned Ipswich Nature Centre (opened in 1936) to view cute and furry animals such as wombats, bilbies and quolls. Nearby is the heritage-listed Incinerator Theatre, designed by Walter Burley-Griffin and home to the Ipswich Little Theatre. To complete your visit, stroll around the beautiful and relaxing Japanese Nerima Gardens.

  • Barbeque
  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
    • Adventure
    • Flora/Fauna
    • Lakes/Rivers/Dams
    • Nature based
    • Sport
    • Wildlife
      • Birdwatching
      • Walk

        Queens Park In Ipswich

        Queens Park In Ipswich

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        Recent Reviews

        What a fun park!

        Steph S
          Dec 2017
        A cafe, a zoo, a cultural garden, a lookout and beautifully kept grounds and play equipment are what you’ll find at Queens Park!We took our nieces (6 & 8) to the Queens Park for a picnic and play... more »


        Jonh S
          Feb 2017
        Went to the spot during the annual flower show it was a great day so many beautiful flowers and family friendly things to do. more »

        A lovely place to spend an afternoon

        Tracey M
          Nov 2017
        A beautiful park with lots of things to do for families and solo persons alike. With a lovely animal enclosure and lots of room to run play and stretch your legs. I would highly recommend this park. more »

        Brilliant day out!

        Shona C
          May 2017
        Brought students here on an excursion and we had the most fabulous day. They loved the zoo and the playground. more »

        Awsome venue, yet basic cuisine

          Jun 2017
        Set in the large and expansive Queens Park precinct, this large cafe/restaurant/function facility offers nice, yet reasonably basic choices in its selection of foods. more »

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